26 Mar
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The ABCs of Independent Contractors in California

In the complex world of California employment law, the classification of workers as independent contractors or employees is a critical issue. The distinction between the two can have significant consequences for both workers and employers.  If you are concerned about independent contractor issues, it is important to understand the legal tests used in California to...

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12 Mar
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Business Succession Planning in California: A Legal Perspective

Planning for the future is a fundamental part of running a successful business. However, many business owners in California overlook a crucial aspect of their long-term strategy: succession planning. In this blog post, we will discuss the ins and outs of business succession planning from a legal point of view. What Is Succession Planning? Business...

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11 Mar
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California Real Property Sales Transactions

Whether you are purchasing a new home or selling a commercial property, it is helpful to have a solid understanding of California real property sales transactions. In this blog post, we will guide you through the ins and outs of these transactions, explain the roles of different parties involved, and highlight the reasons why having...

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20 Feb
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California’s New Employment Laws for 2024: A Roundup

Whether you are curious about minimum wage increases or need to stay in compliance as an employer, California’s new employment laws for 2024 are numerous. In this blog post, we will provide an introduction to employment laws in California, employment laws for California employees, California labor and employment changes, wage and hour class action suits,...

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02 Feb
Legal Strategies for Resolving Business Disputes in California

As a business owner in California, you know that disputes are an unfortunate reality of running a company. From contract disagreements to intellectual property disputes, these conflicts can disrupt your operations, drain resources, and even jeopardize the future of your business. Common Business Disputes Here are ten types of business disputes we encounter often at...

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05 Jan
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Real Estate Investment in California: Legal Tips for Success 

California has the eighth-largest economy in the world, and investors from around the globe are competing for access to the real estate market in the Golden State. If you want to learn more about easements, construction documents, and entity formation, then you should seek out the advice of a real estate attorney in California. Attorney...

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14 Sep
Effective Business Negotiation: Strategies for Win-Win Outcomes

Do you want to become a more skilled negotiator? Here are some strategies for creating a win-win situation for both parties in any negotiation. By following these strategies, you can increase your chances of creating a win-win situation for both parties in any negotiation. Here are some more tips for becoming a more skilled negotiator:...

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12 Sep
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Job Protection to Those Over 40: The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act – What You Need to Know

The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA) is a federal law which protects employees 40 years old and over from being forced into signing a release of certain claims. The OWBPA requires that employers provide employees 40 years old and over with information about their rights if the employer requires the employee to sign a...

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31 Aug
Environmental Considerations in Real Estate: Managing Risks and Responsibilities

Environmental issues are a common occurrence in real estate transactions. Some of the most common environmental concerns include land contamination, mold, asbestos, radon, and lead paint. Land contamination can occur from a variety of sources, including previous industrial activities, leaking underground storage tanks, and improper waste disposal. Land contamination can lead to soil and water...

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24 Aug
Navigating Unemployment Benefits: Maximizing Your Eligibility

Thousands of Californians have lost their jobs or had their hours cut due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The number of unemployment claims in California skyrocketed, with the state processing an average of 106,000 applications per day in the first week of the stay-at-home order. If you lost your job or had your hours cut...

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